American Anthropological Association Referencing Guide
(updated Sep 2022)


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How do you cite a book in the American Anthropological Association referencing style? (2022 Guide)

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in American Anthropological Association

Here’s an example book citation in American Anthropological Association using placeholders:
Last Name, First Name
2000
Title. Editor First Name Editor Last Name, ed. Edition. City: Publisher
.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
American Anthropological Association citation:
Angelou, Maya
1969
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 1st edition. New York: Random House
.
And an in-text citation book citation in American Anthropological Association looks like this: (Angelou 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the American Anthropological Association citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in American Anthropological Association format?

A journal is a scholarly article that presents research from experts in a certain field. Here’s how to cite a paper in American Anthropological Association

Here’s a American Anthropological Association journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname
2000
Title. Container Volume(Issue). Journal Name: pages Used. URL, accessed September 27, 2022
.
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in American Anthropological Association:
Petit, C., and J.M. Sieffermann
2007
Testing Consumer Preferences for Iced-Coffee: Does the Drinking Environment Have Any Influence? 18(1). Food Quality and Preference: 161-172. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008, accessed September 27, 2022
.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in American Anthropological Association style?

The basics of a reference list entry for a web page or web document in American Anthropological Association is straight forward. Here’s how

Here’s an American Anthropological Association example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author2 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname
2000
Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com, accessed September 27, 2022
.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, Mark
2008
Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083, accessed September 27, 2022
.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran 2008)

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How to cite a YouTube video American Anthropological Association in 2022

Are you watching a YouTube video and found something worth sharing in your research paper? Here’s how to cite a YouTube video in American Anthropological Association

Here’s a American Anthropological Association citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName
2000
Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX, accessed September 27, 2022
.
So how to cite a video American Anthropological Association?
Pixar
2015
Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ, accessed September 27, 2022
.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar 2015)

How to cite a podcast using American Anthropological Association referencing style

Did you know there are over 50 million podcast episodes out in the world for you to listen to? If you want to cite one in American Anthropological Association, here’s how

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in American Anthropological Association.
Lastname, Firstname
2000
Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com, accessed September 27, 2022
.
Podcast referencing example in American Anthropological Association using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life
2018
640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women, accessed September 27, 2022
.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using American Anthropological Association referencing style?

Did you know that Bob Dylan has written well over 500 different songs? Here’s how to cite any song in American Anthropological Association

An example song citation in American Anthropological Association.
Lastname, Firstname
2000
Song Title. Album. http://www.example.com, accessed September 27, 2022
.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in American Anthropological Association:
The Beatles
1969
Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150, accessed September 27, 2022
.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles 1969)


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